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ALGERIA

Algerian Society of Parasitology and Medical Mycology (Société Algérienne de Parasitologie et Mycologie Médicale)
President: Professor Zahida Bouchene-Bouabid,
email:
Secretary: Dr Ismail Achir,
email:
website: www.sapmm-dz.org

ARGENTINA

Argentine Society of Parasitology (website)
President: Dra. Liliana Semenas,
Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Centro Regional Bariloche, Universidad Nacional Del Comahue, Avda. Quintral 1250, 8400, Bariloche, Argentina
Tel: 0294 4423374/4428505 (Int. 104)
email (lab):
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Secretary: Professor Norma Brugni,
email:
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AUSTRALIA

Australian Society for Parasitology (website)
President: Professor Robin Gasser,
University of Melbourne
email:
Vice President: Professor Denise Doolan,
email:
Secretary: Dr David Piedrafita,
email:

AUSTRIA

Austrian Society of Tropical Medicine, Parasitology and Migration Medicine(website)
Secretary: Mag. Christoph Hoerweg, Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien,
email:
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BALTIC COUNTRIES

Scandinavian-Baltic Society for Parasitologists (see)

BELGIUM

Belgian Society for Parasitology
President: Dr Tanguy Marcotty,
email:
Secretary/Treasurer: Dr Louis Maes,
email:

BRAZIL

Brazilian Society of Parasitology (Sociedade Brasileira de Parasitologia) (website)
President: Professor Naftale Katz, Fiocruz, Belo Horizonte,
email:
Secretary: Professor Amalia Veronica Mendes Silva, FUMEC, Minas Gerais
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Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine (website)
President: Professor Reynaldo Dietze,
email:

BULGARIA

La Société de Parasitologistes en Bulgaria
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CANADA

Parasitology Section of the Canadian Society of Zoologists (website)
President: Dr Todd Smith
email:
Past President: Professor Rasul Khan,
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CHILE

Chilean Society of Parasitology

President: Dr Werner Apt
email:
Secretary: Dr Inez Zulantay
email:

CHINA (PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC)

Chinese Society of Parasitology
President: Professor Heng Wang,
email:
Secretary: Professor Xun Suo,
email:
Contact: Dr Zhou Xiaonong,
email:

Chinese Society of Veterinary Parasitology
President: Professor Ming Wang
email:
Secretary: Professor Qun Liu
email:

COLOMBIA

Asociacon Colombiana de Parasitologia y Medicina Tropical (website)
President: Professor Felipe Guhl,
Faculty of Sciences, University of los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia.
email:
Past President: Professor Ivan Dario Velez,
Universia Colombia, Bogota,
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COSTA RICA

Asociacion Costarricense de Microbiologia y Parasitologia
Contact: Professor Pedro Morera,
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CUBA

Cuban Society of Microbiology and Parasitology
Contact: Dr Dora Emma Ginorio Gavito MD, Tropical medicine Institute "Pedro Kouri",
Autopista Novia del Mediodia, La Lis, Havana City, Cuba,
email:

CZECH REPUBLIC

Czech Society for Parasitology (website)
President: Dr Libor Mikes, Dept of Parasitology, Charles University, Prague,
email:
Secretary: Dr Ivan Cepicka, Dept of Parasitology, Charles University, Prague,
email:
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DENMARK

Danish Society for Parasitology (website)
President: Dr Peter Nejsum,
email:
Secretary: Dr Michael Alifrangis,
email:
Past Secretary: Dr Martin Krarup Nielsen,
email:
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EAST AFRICA

East African Society for Parasitology

ECUADOR

Sociedad Ecuatoriana de Medicina Tropical y Parasitología

EGYPT

Egyptian Society of Parasitology
President: Professor Abdel-Hameed Abdel Tawab Sabry,
Contact: Professor Tosson A Morsy, 1 Ozoris Street, Garden City, Cairo 11566, Egypt,
email:

Society of Egyptian Parasitologists United (EPU) (website)
Contact: Professor Dr Manar El-Tonsy,
Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt,
email:
Professor Magda Azab,
Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt,
email:

ESTONIA

Scandinavian-Baltic Society for Parasitologists (see)

EUROPE

European Federation of Parasitologists (website)
President Professor Jean Dupouy-Camet MD PhD,
Hopital Cochin/Université Paris Descartes, 27 Fbrg St Jacques, 75014, Paris, France,
Tel: 33 1 58 41 22 49; Fax : 33 1 58 41 22 45
email:
General Professor Celia Holland, Department of Zoology, Trinity College, Dublin, 2, Ireland.
Secretary: email:
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FLAP

Federation of Latin American Parasitologists
President: Professor Felipe Guhl Nannetti,
email:
Contact: Prof. Dr Werner B. Apt, Universidad de Chile,
Parasitologia Division sur Casilla No. 9183 Correo 2, Santiago de Chile 1,
email:

FRANCE

Société Francaise de Parasitologie (website)
President: Professor Dr Pascal Boireau
email:
email:
Past President: Professor Marie-Laure Darde, Parasitolgie, CHU Dupuytren, Limoges
Tel. 33 5 55 05 61 60, Fax 33 5 55 05 61 77,
email:
Gen. Sec. Professor Phillippe Loiseau,
email:
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GEORGIA

Georgian Association of Parasitologists (website)
Contact: Dr Lali Murvanidze,
email:
Contact: Professor Lem Zirakishvili,
email:

Scientific Society of Medical Parasitologists of Tbilisi

GERMANY

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Parasitologie(German Society for Parasitology) (website)
President: Professor Heidrun Moll, Wurtzburg,
email:
Secretary: Professor Klaus Brehm,
email:
Contact: Professor Dr Egbert Tannich,
email:

GHANA

Ghana Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

GREECE

Greek Society of Parasitology
Contact: Dr Smaro Sotiraki,
email:

GUATEMALA

Asociacion Guatemalteca de Parasitologia y Medicina Tropical
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HUNGARY

Hungarian Society Parasitologists (website)
President: Professor Robert Farkas,
email:
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INDIA

Indian Society for Parasitology (website)
President: Dr SL Hoti
email:
Secretary: Dr J. K. Saxena
Deputy Director & Head, Division of Biochemistry,
Central Drug Research Institute (website), Lucknow, INDIA.
Phone: 0091 0522 2625932, Fax: 0091 0522 2623405, 2623938
email:

Leishmaniasis Research Society (India) (website)
President: Dr Shyam Sundar
Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India.
email:
Secretary: Dr Neeloo Singh
CSIR C.D.R.I., Lucknow, India.
email:

INDONESIA

Indonesian Parasite Control Association

INTERNATIONAL

International Commission on Trichinellosis
President: Dr Alvin Gajadhar,
email:
Past President: Dr Ray Gamble,
email:
Secretary: Professor Dr Karsten Noeckler,
email:

IRAN

Iranian Society for Parasitology(website)
Contact: M.B. Rokni,
email:

IRELAND

Irish Society for Parasitology
Secretary: Dr Tom Murphy,
email:
Secretary: Dr June Fanning,
email:

ISRAEL

Israel Society of Parasitology, Protozoology and Tropical Diseases (website)
Contact: Dr Kosta Y Mumcuoglu,
email:

ITALY

Societa Italiana di Parassitogia
Secretary: Dr Antonio Frangipane di Regalbono,
email:
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JAPAN

Japanese Society of Parasitology (website)
President: Professor Tsutomu Takeuchi,
email:
Chairman: Professor Nobuo Ohta,
Tokyo Medical and Dental University,
email:
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KOREA

Korean Society for Parasitology (website)
Contact: Dr Keeseon S EOM,
email:
KURDISTAN

Kurdistan Association of Parasitologists (Membership to be ratified at ICOPA)
President: Dr Kareem Hamad,
email:
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LATIN AMERICA

Federación Latinoamericana de Parasitología
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MALAYSIA

Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine (website)
President: Dr Fong Mun Yik,
email:
Past President 1: Dr S Vellayan,
email:
Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor,
Past President 2: Dr Nazni Wasi Ahmad,
email:
Entomology Unit, Infectious Disease Research Center, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur.
Secretary: Mr. Heo Chong Chin,
email:
Entomology Unit, Infectious Disease Research Center, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur.

MEXICO

Sociedad Mexicana de Parasitologia (website)
President: Dr Mineko Shibayama, Cinvestav-IPN,
email:
Secretary: Dr Rosamaria Bernal Redondo,
Dept of Parasitology and Mycology, Hospital Infantil de Mexico, SSA,
email:

MOROCCO

Société Marocaine de Parasitologie
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NETHERLANDS

Netherlands Society for Parasitology (website)
Contact: Jaco J. Verweij,
Secretaris Nederlandse Vereniging voor Parasitologie,
Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Center
Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
tel: +31-71-5265080
email:

NEPAL

Association of Parasitologists, Nepal (PARASED)
Contact: Dr Ashok Bahadur Bam,
email:

Nepalese Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine
President: Dr Jeevan B. Sherchand,
Katmandu, Nepal,
email:

NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand Society for Parasitology (website)
President: Dr Ian Sutherland,
email:
Secretary: Dr Ian Scott,
email:

NIGERIA

Nigerian Society for Parasitology
Contact: Professor Oladele B. Akogun,
Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria (PPSN),
Tel: +234 803 722 0460
email:
Contact: Dr Olaoluwa P. Akinwale,
email:
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PAKISTAN

Pakistan Society of Parasitology (website)
President: Dr Azhar Maqbool,
Department of Parasitology, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore-54600, Pakistan,
email:

PERU

Asociación Peruana de Helmintología e Invertebrados Afines (APHIA - Peruvian Association of Helminthology and Associated Invertebrates) (website )
President: Dr Jose Iannacone,
Oliver: Laboratorio de Invertebrados, Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad Ricardo Palma', Lima, Perú,
email:
Secretary: Professor Christian Paredes,
Espinal: Universidad Nacional Federico Villarreal, Lima, Perú,
email:
Contact: Professor Jorge Cardenas,
Callirgos, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú,
email:

Sociedad Peruano de Parasitologia

PHILIPPINES

Philippine Society of Parasitology

POLAND

Polish Society of Parasitology (website)
President: Professor Elzbieta Golab,
email:
Vice-presidents: Professor Anna Okulewicz
email: ,
Professor Joanna Blaszkowska
email: ,
Dr Justyna Bien
email: ,
Secretary: Dr Anna Rocka,
email:
Treasurer: Maria Waloch, MSc.,
email:
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ROMANIA

Association of Roumanian Parasitologists
President: Professor Dr Doina Codreanu-Balcescu, Bucharest,
email:
Contact: Professor Viorica Ungureanu,
email:

RUSSIA

Parasitological Society at the Russian Academy of Sciences (website)
Contact: Professor Kirill Galaktionov,
email: and

KI Skryabin Society of Helminthologists of the Russian Academy of Sciences,
National Committee of Russian Biologists (website)
President: Professor Alexandr V Uspensky,
email: or
Secretary: Dr Karine G Kurochkina,
email: and
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SCANDINAVIA

Scandinavian-Baltic Society for Parasitologists (website)
President: Professor Brian Lassen,
Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences,
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu, Estonia
email:
Secretary: Dr Eva Ostermann Lind,
Uppsala, Sweden,
email:

SERBIA

Serbian Society of Parasitologists (website) (Membership to be ratified at ICOPA)
President: Professor Olgica Djurkovic-Djakovic,
National Reference Laboratory for Toxoplasmosis, Institute for Medical Research
University of Belgrade,
email:
Vice-President: Professor Zoran Kulišic,
School of Veterinary Medicine,
University of Belgrade,
email:
Secretary: Dr Ivana Klun,
National Reference Laboratory for Toxoplasmosis, Institute for Medical Research
University of Belgrade,
email:

SLOVAK REPUBLIC

Slovak Society for Parasitology (website)
President: Dr Ivica Kralova-Hromadova,
Institute of Parasitology, Kosice, Slovakia
email:
Contact: Professor Pavol Dubinsky,
email:

SOUTH AFRICA

Parasitological Society of Southern Africa (website)
President: Professor Nico J Smit,
School of Biological Sciences,
North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
email:
Website manager: Dr Kerry Hadfield-Malherbe,
email:

SPAIN

Spanish Society of Parasitology (La Sociedad Española de Parasitología - SEP) (website)
President/Secretary: Professor A. Osuna,
Universidad de Granada, Spain
email:
Past President: Prof. Pablo Díez Baños, Departamento de Patología Animal,
Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Lugo, Spain
email:
Past Secretary: Prof. Patrocinio Morrondo
email:

SEEEP

Southeastern and Eastern European Parasitological Society (website)
President: Professor Albert Marinculic, Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia,
email:

SWITZERLAND

Swiss Society for Tropical Medicine and Parasitology (website)
President:
email:
Secretary: Dr Bruno Gottstein,
email:
email:
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THAILAND

Parasitology and Tropical Medicine Association of Thailand (website)
President: Professor Jitra Waikgul PhD,
Department of Helminthology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
email:
Secretary: Waranya Wongwit PhD
Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Thailand
email:

Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of Thailand (website)
President: Prof. Usa Thisyakorn,
email:
Vice President: Assoc. Prof. Pornthep Chanthavanich,
email:
General Secretary: Prof. Krisana Pengsaa,
email:

TURKEY

Turkish Society for Parasitology
Contact: Professor Nazmiye Altintas,
email:
Contact: Dr M Ziya Alkan,
email:

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UKRAINE

Ukrainian Scientific Society of Parasitologists (USSP) (website)
President: Professor Igor A. Akimov,
email:
Secretary: Dr Hab Vitality A. Kharchenko,
email:
Vice-Secretary: Dr Tetiana Kuzmina,
email:

UNITED KINGDOM

British Society for Parasitology (website)
President: Professor Judith Smith,
email:
Past President: Professor Simon Croft,
email:
Secretary: Professor Russell Stothard,
email:

British Society for Protist Biology (website)
Secretary: Dr William Gaze,
email:

Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (website)
President: Professor Simon I. Hay, University of Oxford, UK,
email:
CEO: Gerri McHugh,
email:

USA
* Associate Members of the American Society of Parasitologists are designated below by an asterisk.

American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists (website)
President: Susan E Little, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, USA,
Secretary: Dr Alan Marchiondo, Pfizer Animal Health, Kalamazoo, USA,
email:

American Society of Parasitologists (website)
President: Dr Armand Kuris,
email:
Past President: Professor Janine N. Caira, University of Connecticut,
email:
Secretary: Professor Dennis Minchella, Purdue University
email:
ASP Meeting Professor Don Duszynski,
Planner: email:

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (website)
President: Thomas E Wellems, NIAID, Rockville, USA,
email:
Secretary: Josh Berman, Rockville, USA,
email:

Annual Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists * (website)
President: Daniel Howe, University of Kentucky, USA,
email:
Secretary: Douglas Woodmansee, Wilmington College, USA,

The Helminthological Society of Washington * (website)
President: Dr Larry S Roberts,
email:
Past President: Dr Allen L. Richards,
email:
Secretary/Treasurer: Dr Ashleigh Smythe,
email:
Past Secretary: Sherman Hendrix, Gettysburg College, USA,
email:

New England Association of Parasitologists (NEAP) (website)
President: Patrick Skelly, Tufts University, USA,
email:
Secretary: Jon Vermeire, Yale University, USA,
email:

New Jersey Society of Parasitology * (website)

New York Society of Tropical Medicine

Northern California Parasitologists (NCP) * (website)
President: Ravinder Sehgal, San Francisco State University, USA,
email:
Secretary: Chindi Peavey, San Mateo Mosquito Abatement District, USA,
email:

Rocky Mountain Conference of Parasitologists * (website)
President: Delane Kritsky, Idaho State University, USA,
email:
Secretary: Ron Hathaway, Colorado College, USA,
email:

Society for Intervertebrate Pathology

Society of Nematologists (website)
President: Dr Ann E MacGuidwin,
email:

Southeastern Society of Parasitologists (SSP) * (website)
President: Vina Diderrich-Faulkner, Lincoln Memorial University, USA,
email:
Secretary: Vince Conners, University of South Carolina, USA,

Southern California Parasitologists *

Southwestern Association of Parasitologists (SWAP) * (website)
President: Dr Kirsten Jensen, University of Kansas, USA,
email:
Secretary: Dr Jerry Cook, Sam Houston State University, USA,
email:

UZBEKISTAN

Uzbekistan Society of Protozoology

Uzbek Zoological Society (Uzbek Parasitologists)
Contact: Chairman Academician Professor Djalaliddin Azimov,
email:
Contact: Vice-Chairman Dr Kuchboev Abdurakhim Ergashevich,
email: and
Laboratory of Ecological Helminthology, Institute of Zoology,
Uzbek Academy of Sciences, 100095, str. Niyazov 1, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Tel:(998-71) 2271271. Fax:(998-71) 1206791
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VENEZUELA

Sociedad Parasitologica Venezolana
President: Dr Heidi Herrera,
email:
Past President: Dr Martin Sanchez,
email:
Vice-President: Professor Oscar Noya, Instituto de Medicina Tropical Universidad Central de Venezuela,
email:
Contact: Dr M Dora Feliciangeli,
email:

VIETNAM

Parasitology Association of Vietnam
President: Professor Quang Le Bach MD.PhD,
email:
1st Vice-President, General Secretary: Associate professor Luc Pham Van, Director of natural museum, The Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
email:
Executive Secretary: Binh Do Nhu MD, MSc, Department of Parasitology, Vietnam Military Medical University
email:
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WEST AFRICA

West African Society of Parasitology
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